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I Believe That Laughter Is the Best Stress Relief

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    Stupid Americans

    Indian Chief, "Two Eagles," was asked by a white government official, "You have observed the white man for 90 years. You've seen his wars and his technological advances. You've seen his progress, and the damage he's done." The Chief nodded in agreement. The official continued...
    trilo2 trilo2 18-21, M May 12, 2012

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    I Love Family Guy

    Today isn't the best day and through band I was really quiet and not feeling up to par.  Feelin' pretty down and not thrilled with things right now, but I went to the Student Union place and after a while found a Family Guy clip I've been looking for and laughed so hard I...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F Sep 15, 2009

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    When I Get Stressed

    I usually end up talking to a friend who will make me laugh. It really helps to get your mind off of the stress.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 8, 2008

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    The Postman

    Three women were sitting around throwing back a few drinks and talking about their love lives. One woman said, "I call my husband the dentist. Nobody can drill like he does." The second woman giggled and confessed, "I call my husband the miner because of his incredible shaft...
    trilo2 trilo2 18-21, M Mar 17, 2012

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    Laughing Until I'm Crying

    Because I allow stress to build up over long periods of time without displaying outward signs of distress, when I laugh I tend to laugh until I'm crying....and then I do this weird laughing/crying combination because all that stress is finally being let loose. Unfortunately, once...
    nastalgia721 nastalgia721 22-25, F Jun 16, 2012

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    The Cure!!

    It works for me. Very well infact. So much I love to spread the laughter, in whatever way possible. Sometimes people can get very desperate and waaaaaaaaaaaay too stressed. Laughter is the cure I tell you!!
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2008

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    hahahahahahahah comes with me.

    .. jungle trecking at national park pulau pinang malaysia this sunday..
    syam721 syam721 31-35, M Apr 2, 2014

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    The Student, The Businessman And The Biker

    There were three guys at a bar. One was a college student, one was a buisness man and the other was a biker. The student tells the two other men that it was his aniversary and he got his wife a pearl necklace and a trip to the Bahamas "**** if she doesnt like the necklace...
    trilo2 trilo2 18-21, M Dec 23, 2012

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    Lighten Up...

    I work in an office environment for a very large corporate company.  After my experience at various other jobs (landscaping, fast food, retail, etc.), I eventually found myself in my current position, and have been there for well over a decade now. I find...
    youzd youzd 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 2, 2008

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    Me Too

    unless of course you are naked and with a person you were hoping to have sex with....uhm not that this has ever happened to me or anything....i'm just saying...you know it would probably cause more stress and make it difficult to perform and it would be a terrible blow to your...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    It's the Best Way

    "Humor, a great stress reliever! Laugh, be happy and have less stress!" Catherine Pulsifer   “Laughter is the shortest distance between two people." Victor Borge   Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2008

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    Depends On the Type

    There is more than one kind of laughter.  Laughing AT people does not reduce stress, it simply reinforces prejudice and anger.  Laughing at YOURSELF and the complete absurdity of your self-importance and your vanities IS a good way to relieve stress, because it puts you...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 5 Responses Jan 20, 2008

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    Laughing

    I don't know how many times i have had laugh attacks.LOL. My husband and i will be laying in bed and start laughing at the stupidest things. It's great i love it. Sometimes he thinks he is so funny and he can't stop laughing at himself, you can't help but to laugh.
    butterflies7 butterflies7 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2008

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    The Best Medicine

    Laughter is truly the best medicine. Along with music, laughter helps me deal with my stress. It relaxes me and helps me focus. I can’t imagine not having these two things in my life, especially when I’m dealing with problems.
    Trident2012 Trident2012 18-21, M Jul 13, 2012

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    Memamsdaughter Memamsdaughter 41-45 Jun 15, 2014

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    And kliemacks is second.

    Sometimes those trade places. But not often.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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    Tropic Thunder!

    Yes I do! That is why I watched Tropic Thunder before I went to work today and it put me in the best mood. That is the funniest movie I have ever seen in my life and I did not stop laughing from start to finish! Tom Cruise dancing! Need I say more, need I!!!! He...
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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    Yes laugh when you can,

    it feels amazing. I love smiling too.. I encourage everyone to smile and laugh more often!! One love!
    roebeau roebeau 18-21, F Feb 27, 2014

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    My Story

     I like watching humorous programs. Laughter gives me energy
    Kirsche Kirsche 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2008

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    So True!

    And especially true for me, as anyone who has browsed my experience list knows. It's just hard to be mean and grumpy when you're too busy chuckling! :-)  E. Bunbury
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 2, 2008

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    Had a sudden burst of laughter during a meeting yesterday!! :) A comment by someone in that meeting...had a tough time...pretending to have a cough bout. :p But, laughed my guts...
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    Within the civil aspect, the case would most certainly be brought as a wrongful death motion under Civil Code 377.60 et. seq. This claim typically belongs to your deceased’s...
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    There are two things in the universe: energy; and, information, which is the conformation of energy. This conformation, differentiation, of energy is in closed circuitry, that...
    mpereira1112 mpereira1112 66-70, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I liked this article I ran across today so I thought I'd share it. And above is a photo from one of my recent #13's. :) "1. All truth is a paradox. Life is a precious unfathomably...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 20 Responses Apr 14

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    Omg help me i really do t know what to do im stressing about school my health its soo hard im under weight and i dont look my age im not that good at school im trying my best bit...
    iqra765 iqra765 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I have 2 girls, one aged 3.5 and another aged 1.5. and I go to bed each night feeling guilty that I didnt have more patience or compassion for my girls. I do take responsbility...
    XenaX123 XenaX123 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I came across this pic and looked at it for a while. I thought of how it sat by itself no other rocks around and I thought of this: The story of Love The quaint...
    FightingPhoenix FightingPhoenix 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I used to believe that eating the seed to an apple would cause an apple to grow in your stomach, back in elementary school.. x'D
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    The Watchful Eagle 8 February 2015 © Sermon I don’t know how many of you are hikers, but I can tell you from experience that it can be exhausting. So many times, when I...
    BSAeagle60 BSAeagle60 18-21, M Mar 31

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    Hello, I'm new to all this an I wanted to try out sharing my experiences in my life right now an it's not a good one either!!! I am about to be 21 an I have suffered terrible...
    linds1994 linds1994 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    If you really think about it, the idea of soulmates is rather insulting, as well as destructive. Sure people talk about it as if it's some grand romantic concept, but seriously...
    Army0917 Army0917 31-35, M Apr 3

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    like when I get stressed even a tiny bit , i get psychotic breakdowns immediately as soon as i get a little stress .But i can sometimes sense a breakdown coming and do my best to...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    *please read the story before this one! so i'm in school right now, and i had the courage to tell my IT teacher about my mom and brother troubles and stuff. he had me talk to a...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    "Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you've never shared with another soul and they...
    courtney24850 courtney24850 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 15

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    Almost 6 weeks ago...I packed a few basic essentials into my little suitcase and went my friend's (let's call her Z) place with aim of staying for the period to study French... I...
    TouchaSoul TouchaSoul 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    First Residents Never Left-I got an eery feeling right from the moment my 9 year old sister and 11 year old self dragged our suitcases noisily up three flights of stairs to reach...
    Menelek Menelek 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 28

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    This will probably sound unbelievable to some or many, but its true. I went to a petting zoo once when I was absolutely destroyed. I won't mention what happened to me but I will...
    NihilSineNefas NihilSineNefas 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    "Do not waste your time with someone who doesn't fall in love with the way you have a freckle on your finger, the way you bite your lip before you burst into laughter, the way you...
    DropsofJupiter1 DropsofJupiter1 18-21, F 18 Responses Apr 15

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    "Of everything I have seen, it's you I want to go on seeing: of everything I've touched, it's your flesh I want to go on touching. I love your orange laughter. I am moved by the...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    A good or bad pun can really lighten the mood. We were at the hospital with my beloved father in his death bed. My aunt and I were outside getting fresh air when a maintenance man...
    dalbear dalbear 41-45, M Mar 29

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    I love laughter whether it's at me or with me.
    tinydancer999 tinydancer999 18-21, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's doesn't matter if you feel down if you have laughter then you have happiness and if you have that then everything else comes together : )
    AlexM12345 AlexM12345 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    Laughter, rough sex, happiness, passion.
    mrscrowley mrscrowley 18-21, F 5 Responses 12 hrs ago

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